First-year New Orleans Saints head coach Dennis Allen was welcomed into an NFC South Division rivalry last week and now he finds himself ready for another. After a big comeback win on the road against the Atlanta Falcons, the Saints open their home slate of games Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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Last week, the Saints completed a furious comeback after being down 26-10 with a little over 12 minutes remaining in the game. Quarterback Jameis Winston came alive and finished with 269 yards passing and two scores. Defensively, linebacker Pete Warner led the team with 12 total tackles and a forced fumble.
Tampa Bay enters the game 1-0 after defeating the Dallas Cowboys 19-3 on the road to open the season.
The Saints have found success against Tampa Bay at home. The Black and Gold are 18-9 against the Bucs in games played in New Orleans. Overall, the Saints hold a 39-21 regular-season advantage against the pewter Pirates.
Tune in at 10:30pm for our live postgame show, Saints Tonight. Hear from head coach Dennis Allen and other one-on-one interviews with Saints players and Mike Nabors as they discuss the game, while Scott Shanle and Victor Howell breakdown the big plays.